Mekong households relocated due to threat from landslides
Authorities have helped four households in Song Phung Commune in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to move from an area threatened by landslides.
The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.
School children in HCM City have demanded that authorities make their history lessons more interesting since they need to learn about their country's past.
Ensuring water-resource security and balancing supply and demand of using water was identified as key missions this year for the National Council on Water Resources.
World Bank approves $100 million in financing for poverty reduction
The World Bank has approved US$100 million in additional financing for an ongoing project to help improve living standards for poor people in six provinces in Viet Nam's northwest, the nation's poorest region.
Call centre to handle driving licence renewals
Starting from March 9, HCM City will allow driver to make appointments to renew their licences by calling a new phone centre on 1081.
The National Traffic Safety Committee ordered Ha Noi's traffic police and transport department on Saturday to investigate passenger coaches operating on prohibited roads based on evidence collected by video cameras carried in private cars.
A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.
The northernmost province of Ha Giang intends to build 293 small water-storage reservoirs by 2020 to serve local needs.
The Quang Binh provincial Border Guard Command yesterday seized synthetic drugs from Laos at the Cha Lo International Port in the province.
Deputy Director of the Ha Noi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Phan Minh Nguyet, is being prosecuted on a charge of abusing his position and power while performing his duties, police said last Friday.
Australian students to study in Viet Nam

More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.

Strange disease identified as hepatitis
Strange disease identified as hepatitis

A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.

City to speed up canal upgrade
City to speed up canal upgrade

Officials from the HCM City Department of Transport and other agencies on Friday inspected the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal Sanitation and Urban Upgrade Project as part of efforts to speed up work and complete it by the end of August.

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Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises

It's hard to find ancient wild peach branches on sale in the northern mountainous province of Son La, due to their overexploitation by the local people.

Flower Road to be opened today Flower Road to be opened today

The Flower Road in HCM City's Ham Nghi Street will be opened to the public at 7pm today. Viet Nam News photographer Van Dat presents different images of the Flower Road, as seen through his lens.

Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist

Vietnamese consumers started 2015 with their confidence broadly unchanged after a tumultuous 2014, ANZ Bank Economist Glenn Maguire said in a recent report.

Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances

Viet Nam was among the top 10 countries in the world with the largest amount of remittances from abroad last year, with around US$12 billion, according to the Western Union company, which handles money transfers worldwide.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.